Johann Martin Hausknecht

21 November 1769–22 September 1847 (Age 77)
Towamensing Township, Carbon, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Johann Martin

When Johann Martin Hausknecht was born on 21 November 1769, in Towamensing Township, Carbon, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jacob Hausknecht, was 24 and his mother, Anna Catharine Buchman, was 12. He married Magdalena Schaeffer in 1798. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 22 September 1847, in Conyngham, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Conyngham, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Johann Martin Hausknecht
1769–1847
Magdalena Schaeffer
1770–1857
Marriage: 1798
Sarah Houseknecht
1798–1876
Regina Hausknecht
1800–
Joseph Houseknecht Sr
1799–1885
Johann Hausknecht
1805–
Thomas Hausknecht
1808–
Jacob Hausknecht or Housenick
1810–1875
Eliza Hausknecht
1812–1863
Salomoe Hausknecht
1815–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1798
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1745–1782Male

    Anna Catharine Buchman

    Female1757–1837Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1776

Age 7

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 7

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1791

Age 22

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

German: occupational name from Middle High German hūs ‘house’ + knëcht ‘boy’, ‘servant’, slao a town-hall messenger.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (2)

  • Deed Sugarloaf Twp, Luzerne County
  • John Martin Houseknecht, "Find A Grave Index"

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